Hyun Suk Park

Published: November 5, 2021

Assistant Professor, Department of Asian Languages & Cultures, UCLA My primary field is Korean literature and culture from the mid-seventeenth through the nineteenth century, encompassing texts in Korean and in classical Chinese. My research interests include intersections of literature and performance of music and dance, the history of gender and sexuality, the comparative history of…

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Laurence Denié-Higney

Published: November 5, 2021

Senior Lecturer, Department of European Languages and Transcultural Studies, UCLA Laurence Denié-Higney earned a DEA (Master’s) in International Relations from Université de Nantes in 1992, a Master’s in French from the Catholic University of America in 1995, a doctorate in International Relations from Université de Nantes in 1999 and a Ph.D. in French literature from…

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Domenico Ingenito

Published: November 4, 2021

Assistant Professor, Near Eastern Languages & Cultures, UCLA Domenico Ingenito (born in 1982 in Vico Equense, Italy) is Director of the Program on Central Asia and Assistant Professor of Classical Persian at UCLA. His research interests center on premodern Persian poetry (in particular the history of lyric genres at the intersection of eroticisms and politics)…

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Spencer Robins

Published: November 4, 2021

Graduate Student, English, UCLA Spencer Robins is a Ph.D. candidate in the English Department. His research focuses on narratives of collective action and worldmaking in response to environmental change. He has also worked as a writer and researcher on projects with the Laboratory for Environmental Narrative Strategies (LENS). His writing has appeared in the Paris…

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Shouhei Tanaka

Published: November 4, 2021

Graduate Student, English, UCLA Shouhei Tanaka is a Ph.D. candidate in the English Department, currently working on a dissertation on contemporary American literature, culture, and energy. He is a graduate student coordinator for UCLA’s Laboratory for Environmental Narrative Strategies (LENS) and an affiliate of the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability (IoES).

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王悠 Wáng Yōu

Published: November 3, 2021

Graduate Student, History, UCLA 王悠 Wáng Yōu is a doctoral candidate in History at UCLA. Her dissertation “Crafting the Waterscape: Environmental Governance and Rural Communities in Early Modern China (1400-1850)” examines the establishment and evolution of communal water governance in Jiangnan (aka Greater Shanghai Area). Her teaching interests include environmental, economic, and gender history in…

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Kalani Michell

Published: November 3, 2021

Assistant Professor, European Languages and Transcultural Studies, UCLA Kalani Michell is Assistant Professor of European Languages and Transcultural Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. Her monograph, All in the Same Box: Unhinging Audiovisual Media in the 1960s and 1970s, will explore the transnational expansion of art and film outside of conventional exhibition contexts…

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Robyn Price

Published: November 3, 2021

Graduate Student, Archaeology, UCLA Robyn Price is a Ph.D. candidate in the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology. Her research examines ancient Egyptian sensory experiences. She studies how the cultural values attributed to particular experiences impact the organization of societies. She has designed and taught six courses while attending UCLA. Through her teaching, she is committed to…

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